On a drab afternoon in March of 2014, Wilmington & Western's PRR doodlebug No. 4662, "The Paul Revere" is captured passing PRR No. 60 in Hockessin, DE during its return trip to Greenbank... (more)
PRR Class B6s 0-6-0 #60
Pennsylvania Railroad 0-6-0 No. 60 was built in December of 1913 by its Juniata Shops. The locomotive is unique for the PRR in that it did not have a Belpaire fir... (more)
WWRR Pufferbelly Day doubleheader led by beautiful 98 pulls out of a deep cut and crosses one of many bridges over the Red Clay Creek in this densely wooded valley.
Though 98 stole the show on Pufferbelly Day - first with her 100th birthday celebration, then by leading the doubleheaded trips and handling a private charter - that morning allowed a comparison w... (more)
Most of the W&W's many bridges over the Red Clay Creek are smaller structures than this through truss bridge 98 is crossing as she arrives in Ashland with a wedding charter. Her engineer leans out... (more)
Here's a loco new to RP. PRR 0-6-0 #60 is a 1913 graduate of Juniata. She has 56" drivers, 22x24" cylinders, and could make over 36,000 lbs. of tractive effort. Though numerous details indicate he... (more)
58's engineer completes a time-honored tradition of oiling around with his long necked oil can.
The engineer and many conductors of 98's short train chat briefly at Ashland before climbing back aboard and returning to Greenbank.
One of the prettiest steam engines still on the rails, W&W 98, pulls past the Greenbank water tower and station with a caboose hop.
Happy Birthday 98! W&W 98 celebrates her 100th birthday this year complete with a brass band, cake, dignitaries, and of course a celebratory balloon attached to the cab.
The Pufferbelly Day doubleheader crosses one of many small bridges over Red Clay Creek.
...over the river and through the woods...
The perfect fit! Old 98 and her chartered caboose fit nicely onto one of the many wooden bridges over winding Red Clay Creek as she heads back into the woods.
Classy number 98 poses with a caboose hop at Ashland. Built in 1909, #98 is 100 years old this year. The great looking loco has 69" drivers, 19x26" cylinders, and makes 23,450 lbs of tractive eff... (more)